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Multipurpose center approved

Zach Falls, Staff Writer

February 25, 2017

Filed under Sports

The committee in charge of the planning for a new arena on Athletic campus approved a concept to upgrade Gutterson Fieldhouse at its latest meeting. UVM athletics brought to the public the approved concept to upgrade Gutterson, and to add a new event center Feb. 3. “The goal was to present the ideas for major improvements i...

Hockey splits a week before quarter finals

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 24, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

A split against Merrimack College on senior weekend sent Vermont women’s hockey on the road for the Hockey East quarterfinals. The Catamounts scored first Feb. 17, striking in the last minute of the second period. Junior defender Katherine Pate took a shot from the top of the face-off circle that beat Merrimack goaltende...

Men’s basketball receives national attention after historic season

Men’s basketball receives national attention after historic season

February 22, 2017

Whether due to individual brilliance or impeccable team chemistry, the Vermont men’s basketball team...

Cats rally against cancer

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The Rally Against Cancer game began with the UVM crowd giving a warm welcome to two families that have children with cancer. Vermont athletics awarded each child their own Vermont Rally Against Cancer jersey. Following a lengthy period of cheers and applause, the families were escorted off the court and to their seats. Patri...

Cats set eyes on championship

Cats set eyes on championship

February 15, 2017

Vermont men’s basketball has enjoyed a very successful start to their season thus far with a record o...

Pep band energizes UVM

Pep band energizes UVM

February 13, 2017

The floor was vibrating as a group of around 20 yellow jerseys banged on cowbells. “The pep band adds...

Cats finish great season

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Filed under Sports

The UVM women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up their season this past weekend at the America East Championships. The team placed third for the fifth consecutive year, setting a program record point total of 668. Prior to the championship meet, the team finished the season with a 6-1 record. The team continued to dedicate themsel...

Men’s hockey splits games with UNH

Men’s hockey splits games with UNH

February 12, 2017

Gutterson Fieldhouse was home to a shooting gallery this weekend, as Vermont men’s hockey split with ri...

Cats ready for a new start

Cats ready for a new start

February 10, 2017

A new coach and a new season provide optimism for Catamount women’s lacrosse. Last season, under h...

Hockey goalie carries team to new heights

Hockey goalie carries team to new heights

February 9, 2017

Men’s hockey is sitting in third place in the Hockey East standings according to league records. A c...

Pats clinch big win in overtime

Pats clinch big win in overtime

February 6, 2017

Super Bowl LI will go down as one of the greatest NFL games of all time. The New England Patriots completed ...

NCAA playoff schedule affects ratings negatively

John Suozzo

January 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Sports

The NCAA needs to adjust their playoff schedule if they want to receive media coverage and television ratings comparable to those of the National Football League. The new College Football Playoff, used to determine the NCAA national champion, is a new format which concluded its third season in 2017. This short trial period ...

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